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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Meet the staff of PCC
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Michelle Carpio

What does it mean for you to work at PCC? It gives me an opportunity to do satisfying work that I deeply care about, in a mutually supportive atmosphere with very experienced co-workers.

ROBERTO TORRE
20 years at PCC

What are your job responsibilities? Counseling, education, prevention and helping patients and family members who have been impacted by substance abuse.

What is the most rewarding part of your job? To see patients and family members recovered from alcohol and drug addictions.

What is the most important part of your job? To help patients find coping mechanisms to deal with addictions.

What is a typical day like for you? Providing individual and group counseling for patients and families who are struggling with addictions.

What does it mean for you to work at PCC? I am very proud to be part of an excellent multidisciplinary team of professionals providing counseling at one of the largest mental health and substance abuse clinics in Nassau County.

JORY WIXSAM
3 ½ years at PCC

What are your job responsibilities? Seeing patients for evaluations, and medication management which includes children and adults.

What is the most rewarding part of your job? When patients do better in their functioning.

What is the most important part of your job? Following up on lab reports and medications.

What is a typical day like for you? Seeing 15 to 20 patients and being available for emergencies.

What does it mean for you to work at PCC? Being part of an agency that maintains the highest standard of ethics.

MICHELLE CARPIO
15 years at PCC

What are your job responsibilities? I am a receptionist for PCC. I answer phones, check in clients, pull and file charts. I set up appointments for patients with our nurse practitioners. I assist the associate director with Utilization and Review requirements. I assist my supervisor with ordering supplies for the agency and other duties. I do time-keeping for all of PCC’s staff and payroll for half of the staff.

What is the most rewarding part of your job? Helping our clients. I like to make them feel comfortable about coming to PCC for services. I know the way I treat them makes them feel good about themselves. It also makes me feel good.

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